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Not to be a debbie downer, but does anyone know the statistics on survival rate after a dvt or pe. what are the %'s of getting it again if you have blood disorder vs not having a blooding disorder? I cant really get a clear picture from i have been reading on the net. I dont have a blood disorder and just wondering what my chances are of getting it again.
Posted on 05/19/11, 09:59 am
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Reply #1 - 05/19/11  10:35am
" RetiredNavy provided this link on an old thread that may give you some info.

http://fvleiden.org/ask/09.html "
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Reply #2 - 06/11/11  7:41pm
" RMB, you are on it! Great link!

I would add this note: Be wary of the D-Dimer test. Mine was always negative even though I had a huge clot (etiology = sports accident + predisposition from immune disorder).

My uninformed hunch is, if your D-Dimer was never positive, don't reply on it much.

--Catalyzt "

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